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Discussion in 'World Community Grid (WCG)' started by Chicken Patty, Jul 30, 2013.

  1. Chicken Patty

    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    Sup guys,

    So, as you all have noticed not only have I not been around too much lately, but this last week or two I have literally been on maybe one or twice. Reason why?

    Well, work is nuts. Is was a little slower usually so I would have time to check TPU from my cell phone and post and manage TPU. But I got more responsibilities and we've grown a lot so work is just usually nuts all day every day. That has eliminated a lot of the time I had on TPU if not all of it. After work I always used to do some tuning on local Import cars but lately that boomed too and I find myself working literally a 2nd job.

    So this week I just got the news that my company is giving me the opportunity to train for a managers position. That is great, however I will be out of town most of August and during that time I will have no life. It's a gruesome two weeks with little to no sleep. Tons of tests and a real test of what I can handle.

    I've already been given the homework and what I need to study and it's a shit ton of stuff. I will have to study hard these next weeks and prepare myself because it's going to be tough.

    I have stopped all tuning for now and have focused just on work and honestly it feels good to come home and not have a million things to do. I just come home and study and that's it. When I come back I might just scale down my tuning a lot and just keep it between friends and certain locals only how it used to be and I had time for myself, unlike lately which I have had non. If I do, I'll be able to enjoy the things I used to do one of them being TPU.

    So basically it's a great opportunity for me to establish my career with my company and this opportunity I cannot let go to waste. I won't be on much from now till early September which is when I get back, but I wanted to let all of you know what has been going on. Wish me the best of luck and keep crunching!
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  2. TheMailMan78

    TheMailMan78 Big Member

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    Is it a somewhere I would know in Dade? If so PM me! I might be back in town in a few weeks. If so Ill swing by after work for some brews. I can make fun of your rice burners.
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  3. Norton

    Norton WCG-TPU Team Captain

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    Sounds like a great opportunity for you- Best of luck Dave :toast:
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  4. stinger608

    stinger608 Dedicated TPU Cruncher & Folder

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    Awesome CP!!! I don't blame ya for taking that opportunity man. Best of luck on the training and stop in when you can and say hi bro. :toast:
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  5. HammerON

    HammerON The Watchful Moderator Staff Member

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    Glad to hear about your career opportunity:toast:
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  6. MT Alex

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    Good Luck!
    Don't let the bastards grind you down:rockout:
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  7. Mindweaver

    Mindweaver Moderato®™ Staff Member

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    Good luck brotha! At first when I seen this post I was worried you hit a rough spot!.. But after reading it sounds like you hit a sweet spot brotha! hehehe It couldn't have happen to a better Captain! :toast:
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    AsRock TPU addict

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    Chin up and push forward and Good Luck.
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    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    Thanks for letting us know David! Good luck! :toast:
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  10. Chicken Patty

    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    Nowhere specific. If I street tune I have a spot out by the old Opa Locka strip that's now County Line Dragway. If I dyno tune it depends, I use different dynos.

    I'll be around here and there :)
    Indeed. Great company and they are rewarding me good for the past 6 years I've dedicated to them. They've always treated me great and this opportunity is great. Not only is it an experience but it'll make me soooo much better of a person and employee. They even give an etiquette lesson during training. The company is really big on etiquette and proper terminology and stuff and that makes it pretty difficult.

    Go figure, the easiest assignment I have is to remember 287 ports world wide, not just the names, but their locations. :( oh boy!

    By the way for those wondering, I work for MSC.
    http://www.mscgva.ch/
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  11. manofthem

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    Congrats on the opportunity, feels good to be appreciated and rewarded at work, even if it is more work ;)

    We look forward to seeing you more when you come back :toast:
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  12. de.das.dude

    de.das.dude Pro Indian Modder

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    pish posh, we all know you have been spending more time on your car XD


    j/k good luck with the training.
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    Congrats and good luck CP! :toast:
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    Sounds like a boat-load of stuff you need to work on ;)
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    When you come back, I have a B16a2 that needs sleeved please!!! :p

    Oh and then an H22. ;)
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    Black Panther Senior Moderator™ Staff Member

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    So happy for you CP! Good luck! :)
  17. ThE_MaD_ShOt

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    Good Luck Cp and a early congrats on the career movement. :toast::toast::respect::respect:



    And you mister mailman, Don't hate :roll:
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    newtekie1 Semi-Retired Folder

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    Good Luck.
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    Pointing on a (partially) blanked map to Rotterdam, Singapore, Antwerp, Hamburg and London is do-able for me, but do not ask much more (other ports) of me. :D

    Good Luck, Captain. We will keep on crunching and I suppose your first and second mate (Norton and [Ion], resp.) will manage the TPU BOINC crew.
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  20. TheMailMan78

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    I meant your job man.....after work beers. Not while you are killing polar bears next to the Opa Locka flea market. :laugh:

    I aint hating. I just bought a Toyota Yaris and named it Johnny Cakes.
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    Nice one! "Johnny Cakes," LOL!:laugh:
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    theonedub habe fidem

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    Get it! :toast:
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  23. brandonwh64

    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    Just think CP! with this new promotion I see you getting MANY MANY more items for the 4g63 to make it even more faster!
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  24. Chicken Patty

    Chicken Patty WCG Moderator Staff Member

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    I see what you did there ;)

    and yeah man, it's a lot. I have a huge stack of Powerpoint Presentations I need to look and read over and learn as much as I can before I head up to the actual training.

    Hamburg, Bremen, Antwerp, Paris, etc. Yeah, names I'll never forget LOL.

    I actually took my first Geography Preparation Test today. Got five wrong out of 280ish or so. Not too bad. That's nothing compared to what I got left to learn though. :(


    Thanks for all the comments fellas!
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    fullinfusion 1.21 Gigawatts

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    Best of luck David, hope to see you here in the near future :respect:

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